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List of prime ministers of Trinidad and Tobago

This is a list of the Prime Ministers of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister in 1950 to the present day.

Prime Minister of the
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
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Incumbent
Keith Rowley

since 9 September 2015
StyleThe Right Honourable
Residence
SeatWhitehall, 29 Maraval Road, Saint Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago[3]
Term lengthFive years
Inaugural holderEric Williams
FormationTrinidad and Tobago Constitution
September 24, 1976

Chief Ministers of Trinidad and TobagoEdit

Chief Minister Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1   Albert Gomes
(1911–1978)
1950 1956 6 years Party of Political Progress Groups
2   Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
15 January 1956 9 July 1959 3 years, 175 days People's National Movement

Premier of Trinidad and TobagoEdit

Premier Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1   Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
9 July 1959 31 August 1962 3 years, 53 days People's National Movement

Prime Ministers of Trinidad and TobagoEdit

Prime Minister Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
Dominion of Trinidad and Tobago
1   Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
31 August 1962 1 August 1976 13 years, 336 days People's National Movement
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
(1)   Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
1 August 1976 29 March 1981
(Died in Office)
4 years, 240 days People's National Movement
2   George Chambers
(1928–1997)
30 March 1981 18 December 1986 5 years, 263 days People's National Movement
3   Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson
(1926–2014)
19 December 1986 17 December 1991 4 years, 363 days National Alliance for Reconstruction
4   Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
17 December 1991 9 November 1995 3 years, 327 days People's National Movement
5   Basdeo Panday
(1933–)
9 November 1995 24 December 2001 6 years, 45 days United National Congress
6   Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
24 December 2001 26 May 2010 8 years, 153 days People's National Movement
7   Kamla Persad-Bissessar
(1952–)
26 May 2010 9 September 2015 5 years, 106 days United National Congress
8   Keith Rowley
(1949–)
9 September 2015 Incumbent 4 years, 41 days
(as of 20 October 2019)
People's National Movement

Graphical timelineEdit

Keith RowleyKamla Persad-BissessarPatrick ManningBasdeo PandayPatrick ManningA. N. R. RobinsonGeorge ChambersEric Williams 


Living former Prime MinistersEdit

There are two living former Prime Ministers: [4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Office of The Prime Minister - Republic of Trinidad and Tobago". www.opm.gov.tt.
  2. ^ "$18m for PM's official Tobago residence". www.guardian.co.tt.
  3. ^ "Whitehall becomes PM's office again on Monday". www.guardian.co.tt.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]

External linksEdit